Masters Programs in Environmental Sustainability

Compare 10 Masters Programs in Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

A masters degree in Sustainability Management is a business study program that focuses on sustainability and responsible management. The aim of the program is to educate students on socially responsible global decision-making. Such decision-making skills are meant for future management and sustainability whose aim is to make a real difference in the world. The purpose of the program is to provide the students with a combination of sound knowledge in business and the understanding of sustainable development.

Sustainable future is neither an option nor a choice, but it is essential. Future generations of organization managers will have to re-think business practices that allow for a sustainable impact on the environment, economic development, and the society. Today, many organizations have understood the importance of sustainable management and many of them have started to follow the principles of sustainability in their day-to-day operations. Those business organizations are looking for managers with sound knowledge in sustainability.

A masters degree in Sustainable Management is a program designed for all professionals in corporations, non-profit and governmental agencies, which demand sustainability knowledge and practice. Students learn how to apply innovative and modern solutions for a sustainable economy, society and environment. The aim of the masters program in Sustainability Management is to provide professionally oriented education that will address sustainability challenges facing current organizations with complex patterns.

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MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment

Centre for Alternative Technology
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Machynlleth + 1 more

The MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment (SABE) focuses on sustainable building and environmental [+]

Masters in Environmental Sustainability. Masters in Environmental Building Climate change poses two key challenges to modern architecture: how can buildings be made sustainable, and how can they be designed to take account of the effects of climate change? This masters degree faces these challenges through a unique combination of academic study with hands-on practical work, giving you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to develop an environmental career in the built environment sector. The course uses the concepts of sustainability and adaptation transformation to frame an understanding of the built environment at the community and individual buildings level. Key building issues covered by the course include: energy management and low energy design, sustainable materials, environmental performance assessment and energy provision. Students may further pursue interests in urban design, communities, ecology, water, ecological sanitation, politics and economics. How is the course taught? Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most imaginative environmental buildings in the UK, or in a mixture of the two. What qualification will you receive? Successful completion of the programme MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology leads to the award of Master of Science (MSc) by UEL. Modules include - Sustainability and adaptation concepts and planning - Ecosystem Services, Land use and Water and Waste Management - Adaptation Transformation Politics and Economics - Cities and Communities - Energy Flows in Buildings – Parts A and B - Energy Provision... [-]

Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (Professional) program focuses on Environmental Management as well as Urban Design & Planning. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning program with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component. Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation. All students will complete a 2,000 word scoping document, and either undertake a work placement in Australia for 210 hours (which includes an employer’s report) and reflective journal (up to 5,000 words) OR completed a collaborative research project totaling up to 15,000 words. All students will submit a final professional portfolio collection of documents, highlighting their practical and theoretical expertise in their profession of choice. The Professional Portfolio subject cannot be commenced until the student has successfully completed all 12 subjects of the master’s component of the degree. [-]

Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

This program provides two specialisations: Environmental Management or Urban Design and Planning. [+]

Masters in Environmental Sustainability. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at an approved institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This program provides two specialisations: Environmental Management or Urban Design and Planning. The Environmental Management specialisation provides an in-depth examination of environmental management, including field work. The content is globally focused, providing qualifications that are in demand worldwide. The Urban Design and Planning curriculum equips you with the theoretical and practical skills required to undertake the design, appraisal and management of urban and regional developments. With this qualification, professionals from a built environment background will be able to undertake urban planning and development at a professional level. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Environments and Planning (4) Complete four of the following subjects: Environmental Assessment Environmental Management and Climate Change Environmental Science Field Work Planning and Assessment Processes Planning Theory and Ethics Project Planning and Scheduling Regional Planning Policy and Practice Sustainable Communities Urban Design and Place Making Economics of Sustainable Development Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Environments and Planning (8) If you have obtained a relevant undergraduate degree and seek accreditation by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), you must complete the following eight subjects: Economics of Sustainable Development Environmental Management and Climate Change Planning Theory and Ethics Project Planning and Scheduling Regional Planning Policy and Practice Sustainable Communities 2... [-]

Master in AAP (AAP Special Course)

Ehime University
Campus Full time 5 years October 2018 Japan Matsuyama

In this era of global population explosion, climate change, destruction of both environment and diversity of species, all of which are closely related to agricultural science and technology, this program has been established to foster global leaders to contribute to bio-industry in harmony with the environment, effectively utilizing the regional characteristics of the Shikoku area as an academic research field. [+]

A Special Course for International Students from Asia, Africa, and the Pacific Rim Offered by the Shikoku International Student Education Consortium The Graduate Schools of Agriculture of Ehime University, Kagawa University and Kochi University The Shikoku International Student Education Consortium (SISEC), has been established under an integrated concept shared by the three graduate schools of agriculture of Ehime, Kagawa and Kochi Universities, on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. The SISEC offers a Special 5-year Course for International Students from Asian, African, and Pacific Rim countries (AAP Special Course). The program and application procedures are explained below. PROGRAM GOALS In this era of global population explosion, climate change, destruction of both environment and diversity of species, all of which are closely related to agricultural science and technology, this program has been established to foster global leaders to contribute to bio-industry in harmony with the environment, effectively utilizing the regional characteristics of the Shikoku area as an academic research field. ACADEMIC PLAN (1) The AAP Special course is a five-year continuous education program composed of master and doctoral courses. After completion of all the requirements in the first two-year master’s course, a student will be awarded a master’s degree from the university where he/she was located. (The requirements include 30 credits from the AAP special course curriculum, an approved master’s thesis and a passing grade on the final examination.) Students are expected to continue their studies in the doctoral course (three years) of the United Graduate School of... [-]

Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation in Action

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 United Kingdom London UK Online + 1 more

This course is designed for those looking for an interdisciplinary programme at the interface of social and ecological systems. [+]

Masters in Environmental Sustainability. This course combines expert teaching with unique experiences of work in real environmental and conservation settings to develop your ability to evaluate the biological and social processes that underpin interactions between biodiversity loss and human society. You will learn to gather and analyse quantitative and qualitative genomic ecological and social data; skills which are at the forefront of current research in conservation science and evolutionary biology. You will gain invaluable practical experience through our field trips, spending one month in Mauritius to work on a real research project, with an additional week in Jersey to learn about captive animal management and the role of zoos in conservation. The programme is suitable for: students who have a strong interest in evolutionary processes on biodiversity and conservation graduates of biology and related degrees professionals working within NGOs or research institutes who wish to further develop their skills [-]

Master Program of International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD)

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2018 Taiwan Taoyuan

Environmental and energy issues are important parts of many challenging global problems. Being part of the NCU Green Initiatives, International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD) Program is an interdepartmental program involving four departments and institutes in the College of Engineering and the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research. [+]

Environmental and energy issues are important parts of many challenging global problems. Being part of the NCU Green Initiatives, International Environmental Sustainable Development (IESD) Program is an interdepartmental program involving four departments and institutes in the College of Engineering and the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research. The College of Engineering has own ample resources of teaching and research capability in energy, infrastructure, and environmental fields, and with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technology supported by the Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research, we seek for more practical and effective solutions to energy and environmental problems nowadays and to make the globe a better and sustainable living environment for all human beings. Required & Common Courses [Required] Special Topics A Special Topics B Master Thesis A Master Thesis B [Common] Applied Statistics Statistical Quality Control Project Management Professional Courses [Energy Technology & Policy] Introduction to Energy Technology Introduction to Energy Policy Sustainable Energy Photovoltaic Engineering [Environmental Technology] Environmental Engineering Economics Water Resources Systems Engineering Waste Engineering & Management [GIS & Remote Sensing] Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Aerial Photogrammetry Satellite Navigation Spatial Data Analysis & Application Geovisualization Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 32 credits (including 8 credits for required courses & 24 credits for elective) Duration of Study : 2~4 years Other requirements : Pass the oral defense of thesis Admission Documents Autobiography Study Plan Research Proposal Two Letters of Recommendation TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency Related Academic Publications [-]

Master's Degree In Environmental Education And Sustainability

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Educação (ESEV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Viseu

The Masters in Environmental Education and Sustainability course lasts for four semesters (starting in September of each year). It is aimed at holders of a degree or equivalent; holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the licenciado degree by the Scientific Council of ESEV; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of ESEV. [+]

Masters in Environmental Sustainability. Presentation The Masters in Environmental Education and Sustainability course lasts for four semesters (starting in September of each year). It is aimed at holders of a degree or equivalent; holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the licenciado degree by the Scientific Council of ESEV; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of ESEV. The fundamental objectives of the course: Developing scientific and educational knowledge in the field of Environmental Education and Sustainability, applying it in the interpretation and resolution of environmental problems in wide multidisciplinary situations; Facilitate the mobilization of knowledge and methodology in developing environmental education projects and sustainability, based on scientific research on current and concrete contexts, and in situ; Promote understanding of environmental education as a key factor in changing development paradigms, for their integration into educational programs and projects at local, regional and global levels. The course concludes with the completion of a dissertation in the field of Environmental Education and Sustainability, may have a kind of action-research for professionals in assets. Careers Postgraduate training of graduates of courses in the areas of Education and Environment and professionals in assets, with interests in the field of Environmental Education and Sustainability;... [-]

Master of Environmental Management/ Master of Environmental Science Sustainable Land Use and Natural Resource Management (SLUSE-M) Programme by Coursework

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Campus Full time 18 months January 2018 Malaysia Sarawak

The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) Programme is designed for working professionals and fresh graduates for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia and other developing countries in this region. The programme is modelled on and implemented in parallel to a similar programme initiated by a Danish consortium of universities. [+]

Master of Environmental Management/ Master of Environmental Science Sustainable Land Use and Natural Resource Management (SLUSE-M) Programme by Coursework The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) Programme is designed for working professionals and fresh graduates for the promotion of sustainable land use and natural resource management in Malaysia and other developing countries in this region. The programme is modelled on and implemented in parallel to a similar programme initiated by a Danish consortium of universities. COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK The SLUSE-Malaysia (SLUSE-M) programme was developed on a concept similar to that of the on-going SLUSE-Denmark (SLUSE-D) in which UNIMAS is a collaborator. PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Class activities and instructions such as lectures, presentations and discussions are conducted on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays). Classes are conducted during the weekends as we take into consideration the needs of students who are mostly professional working people. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE The SLUSE-M structure comprises three major components, namely: a) Joint SLUSE Module (15 credits) b) Joint Experiential Module (9 credits), and c) UNIMAS Core Modules (18 credits). JOINT FIELD COURSE (JFC) AS AN INTERNATIONAL FIELD WORK PROGRAMME The JFC is considered one of the highlights of the SLUSE programme where students are given the opportunity to apply their classroom interdisciplinary knowledge in research methodologies in the context of real-life problems/issues while allowing for intercultural exposure and academic discourse between international and Malaysian students. WHO SHOULD APPLY? The SLUSE-M Programme is designed for the following candidates: a) Graduates and professionals involved in resource and environmental management; b) Senior government personnel who are presently... [-]

Master in Sustainable Interior Environments

Fashion Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New York

FIT’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Interior Environments program prepares leaders who bring expertise in sustainability to residential, commercial, and institutional spaces. The curriculum [+]

Master in Sustainable Interior Environments

FIT’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Interior Environments program prepares leaders who bring expertise in sustainability to residential, commercial, and institutional spaces. The curriculum develops proficiency in research methods, theories, and progressive practices applicable to building environmentally responsible interiors. We are creating a community of professionals prepared to transform the environments in which we live, work, learn, and play.

Who Should Apply

The program is designed to meet the needs of professionals and educators, including interior designers, architects, facility planners, and facility managers, with a bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience.... [-]


Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Umeå Uppsala Alnarp + 2 more

The Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level. [+]

Master's Programme - Management of Fish and Wildlife Populations

Why is wildlife important to human life? How do we handle depleted populations? Become a student and help solve the problem!

The programme covers different aspects of the management and conservation of fish and wildlife, including scientific theory and methods, as well as relevant laws and conventions at the international level. It includes obligatory courses, a Master’s thesis and elective courses. The programme targets both Swedish and international students, including students from developing countries. It is offered by the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, where approximately 55 researchers and PhD students actively conduct research in the fields of fish and wildlife management, biological conservation, and aquaculture.... [-]